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Start Over You searched for: Subject Hospitals Remove constraint Subject: Hospitals Subject Medicine--United States--History Remove constraint Subject: Medicine--United States--History Collection Medical and Scientific Collection, 1772-1938 and undated Remove constraint Collection: Medical and Scientific Collection, 1772-1938 and undated Place Waterbury, Connecticut Remove constraint Place: Waterbury, Connecticut

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The Medical and Scientific Collection contains various medical journals and personal documents regarding illness. Documents include various notebooks kept during medical school as well as during practice by several Waterbury doctors. Also included in the collection are city announcements on recent outbreaks of diseases such as Typhoid fever and on the effectiveness of the smallpox inoculation. Also represented are various personal accounts regarding illnesses such as whooping cough.